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ACT Streamlines Accommodations Eligibility Requirements for Students with IEPs, 504 Plans—Sort of

ACT has announced that it “plans to increase accessibility to the ACT test for students with disabilities by streamlining accommodations eligibility requirements. ACT will approve allowable accommodations already included in students’ Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) or 504 plans. Beginning with the 2021-22 testing year, students who already receive accommodations at their school under the Individuals… Continue reading ACT Streamlines Accommodations Eligibility Requirements for Students with IEPs, 504 Plans—Sort of

Accessible Software · Assistive Technology · COVID-19

Accessible Software for Blind/Low Vision Students In-person and Online

Twelve months have passed since schools in this nation began closing due to COVID-19 transmission concerns. Yet throughout the nation, blind/low vision students face unnecessary barriers to learning when school districts mandate the use of software that is inaccessible (or poorly-accessible) to screen readers. Schools’ continued use of inaccessible software is even more egregious. More… Continue reading Accessible Software for Blind/Low Vision Students In-person and Online